ham
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ham
hom, hamm, e; f. The ham, the inner or hind part of the knee Hamm poples, hamma suffragines, Ælfc. Gl. 75; Som. 71, 84, 83; Wrt. Voc. 44, 66, 65. Ham poples, 71, 50. Monegum men gescrincaþ his fét tó his homme ... gebeðe ða hamma with many a man the feet shrink up to the ham ... warm the hams, L. M. 1, 26; Lchdm. ii. 68, 3-5. [A. R. mid hommen iuolden with bent knees: Icel. höm the ham or haunch of a horse: O. H. Ger. hamma poples, suffrago.]
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